News Ticker: Bob Dylan, 50 Cent, Black Sabbath, David Byrne

February 26th, 2010 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

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  • Bob Dylan has racked up another national honor. Last night, he was one of a dozen people awarded the National Medal of Arts, which celebrates “the breadth and depth of American architecture, design, film, music, performance, theater and visual art.” Dylan and fellow honoree Clint Eastwood did not attend the ceremony, the New York Times reports.

  • One of Rick Ross’ former girlfriends, Lastonia Leviston, is suing 50 Cent, claiming the Queens rapper posted her private sex tape online in an attempt to rib his rival Ross. Reuters reports the tape (edited to include 50’s voice over) was posted on his ThisIs50 site.
  • A judge has ruled that Ozzy Osbourne’s legal battle with Tony Iommi over the name Black Sabbath can continue, the New York Post reports.
  • The David Byrne documentary Ride, Rise, Roar will get its debut at SXSW this year, along with the Lemmy Kilmister film Lemmy.

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